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The Obelisk

5 Ordnance Street, New South Wales, Australia
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Great view of the town

Bit of a hike up The Hill to the top if on foot for brilliant views of the town. The site of the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Adrian W
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Walk from city to an amazing view

Wonderful views of the city and surrounding areas. Great walk to get here (as some steep terrain... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Angmut
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Sydney
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  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
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15 May 2017
“Great view of the town ”
31 Dec 2016
“Walk from city to an amazing view”
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5 Ordnance Street, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Bit of a hike up The Hill to the top if on foot for brilliant views of the town. The site of the original windmill in Newcastle the Obelisk was erected by the historical society. Popular with couples enjoying the view with a glass of...More

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful views of the city and surrounding areas. Great walk to get here (as some steep terrain ) but well worth it and always remember that it is all downhill on way back !

Thank Angmut
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This attraction seems to be a well kept secret and many Newcastle people I know either don't know it is there, or have never been! The obelisk is a short stair climb from the historic Hill, Christ Church Cathedral, King Edward park and the new...More

Thank Leanne P
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

If you're in the area, the Obelisk is nice to visit for the views over Newcastle and the history of water sources in Newcastle through the many plaques on the ground. If you're not nearby, give it miss as you can get the same views...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 8 November 2014

This is a large white Obelisk set in a park on "The Hill" next to King Edward Park in Newcastle, NSW. Great views of Newcastle city, the entrance to Newcastle Port, Nobbys, the ocean, and up and down the coast. You can park for free...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2012 via mobile

It is not the obelisk but the location that is great. It is worth the walk. Walk up through King Edward Park, the only thing missing is an ice cream shop.

Thank PeterV771
Reviewed 18 June 2012

If you have seen one obelisk, you have seen them all, but it is the location that makes The Obelisk in Newcastle special. Being right on top of the hill (I’m not kidding, the suburb is called “The Hill”!), the Obelisk sits in a nice...More

Thank Fiver75
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